Ann Dumas

Ann Dumas has been a curator at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, for over twenty years and as of October 2019 she is also a consultant curator at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, dividing her time between the two institutions. Ann is a specialist in late-19c and early-20c French art. She studied art history at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London University (which is where she met Chris Boïcos).


She has curated many exhibitions at the Royal Academy including Van Gogh: The Artist and his Letters (2010) and Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse (2016), in addition to exhibitions on Degas, Matisse, and the art dealer Ambroise Vollard at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Ann is the curator of Hockney-Van Gogh currently on view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.